brick walls with a tile or slate roof. Lenders may not be happy to lend on buildings of non-standard construction, although different lenders have different criteria.
A property constructed of brick with a tile or slate roof. Lenders may be less inclined to provide funds on properties of non-standard construction. However, the definition is generally accepted to extend to the main mass-building techniques that have not subsequently been found to have greater potential for defects.
external walls of brick or stone or concrete and roofed externally with slates, tiles or concrete or any other non-combustible mineral and no more than 20% of the total external roof area being flat roofed and/or felt or bitumen covered.
A property that is constructed using conventional techniques and materials i.e. bricks or stone and a tiled or slate roof.
Built of brick, stone or concrete and roofed with slates, tiles, asphalt, metal or concrete. Some timber-framed properties are also considered standard.
A building constructed using conventional techniques and materials, namely bricks and stone with a tiled or slate roof.
This refers to houses which are also known as traditionally built. These are constructed of brick with a tile or slate roof. Lenders will give lower loan to value mortgages on non-standard constructed properties.
A building which conformed to Standard V (now abolished) of the Fire Offices' Committee was said to be of standard construction, as distinct from fireproof, fire-resisting or non-standard construction.
A term applied to a building which conforms to certain agreed standards of construction, e.g. solid brick, stone, concrete construction.